Facts of Coffee

Facts of Coffee

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Coffee is the world’s second most valuable traded commodity, only behind petroleum.

  • Coffee is most effective if consumed between 9:30 am and 11:30 am.

  • The world consumes close to 2.25 billion cups of coffee every day.

  • Coffee beans aren’t beans. They are fruit pits.

  • Instant Coffee was invented by a man called George Washington around 1910.

Cup of Coffee and coffee beans.

  • Coffee doesn’t taste like it smells because saliva wipes out half of the flavor.

  • Drinking a cup of caffeinated coffee significantly improves blood flow.

  • There’s a Coffee Shop in France where not saying “hello” and “please” makes your coffee more expensive.

  • New Yorkers drink almost 7 times more coffee than other cities in the US.

  • One of the world’s most expensive coffee brands is made from the dung of Thai elephants.

A coffee cup with the beautiful background.

  • 54% of Americans drink coffee every day.

  • Americans spend an average of US$1,092 on coffee each year.

  • In the beginning, Starbucks only sold roasted whole coffee beans.

  • The word “coffee” comes from the Arabic for “wine of the bean”.

  • When men drink coffee, Caffeine goes to the semen just like it goes to the blood.

Hot cup of Coffee and its beans

  • Brazil has been the largest producer of coffee for the last 150 years.

  • Two cups of coffee a day were found to reduce the risk of alcohol-related cirrhosis by 43%.

  • 20% of office coffee mugs contain fecal bacteria.

  • The Netherlands is the world’s largest per capita consumer of coffee, averaging 2.4 cups of coffee per person per day.

  • The name “Cappuccino” comes from the resemblance of the drink to the clothing of the Capuchin monks.

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